Williams caught four passes on six targets for 38 yards in Thursday's loss to the Panthers. While the poor performance was bad enough, Williams' value going forward takes a further hit due to Tony Romo re-injuring his clavicle and potentially being lost for the season. The third-year receiver had little success while Matt Cassel was under center while Romo was initially on IR, and if the veteran QB takes over again Williams could be in for a quiet finish to a disappointing year.
Williams caught all four of his targets for 79 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's win over the Dolphins. The third-year pro came alive in the return of Tony Romo, hauling in every pass that came his way and scoring for the first time since Week 4. Williams stands to be one of the biggest beneficiaries of Romo's return, as the Cowboys' top deep threat saw little action with Matt Cassel and Brandon Weeden at the helm. Williams is unlikely to be heavily-targeted on a weekly basis, but he should be counted upon to stretch the field. Dallas will nex host the Panthers on Thanksgiving Day.
Williams caught two passes for 33 yards off of three targets in Sunday's loss to Tampa Bay. Williams has struggled mightily of late, failing to top 35 receiving yards in four of his last five games and holding a five-game scoreless streak. It should come as no surprise that the third-year receiver had two of his best performances of the season in Weeks 1 and 2 with Tony Romo throwing the ball. As Romo readies for his return, Williams may be a smart under-the-radar pickup as he and Romo have combined for 14 touchdown connections in 25 games together.
Williams caught three passes on five targets for 27 yards in Sunday's loss to the Eagles. Even with Dez Bryant back in form and commanding defensive attention across from him, Williams wasn't able to make any kind of impact. Next week's game against a Bucs defense that's allowed 19 passing TDs on the season, second-worst in the league, could give him some opportunities, but Williams isn't a player you want to have to count on in your lineups right now.
Williams caught both of his targets for 20 yards in Sunday's 13-12 loss to Seattle. Williams caught a 15-yard pass early in the game, but wasn't involved otherwise. In his defense, he didn't have a favorable matchup, and it didn't help that Matt Cassel struggled for the second straight week, completing just 13-of-25 passes for 97 yards Sunday. Tony Romo (collarbone) is not eligible to play until Week 11, at the earliest, so Williams is going to have to deal with Cassel until then, unless the Cowboys decide to go back to Brandon Weeden, although that seems highly unlikely. In any case, Williams will take on the Eagles at home next week.
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